ROMARE BEARDEN | THE FORTUNE TELLER
ROMARE BEARDEN | THE FORTUNE TELLER
ROMARE BEARDEN | THE FORTUNE TELLER
ROMARE BEARDEN | THE FORTUNE TELLER
ROMARE BEARDEN | THE FORTUNE TELLER
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Ground Breaking: Works from the Collection of Joseph & Blanche Blank

ROMARE BEARDEN | THE FORTUNE TELLER

Estimate: 150,000 - 200,000 USD

Ground Breaking: Works from the Collection of Joseph & Blanche Blank

ROMARE BEARDEN | THE FORTUNE TELLER

Estimate: 150,000 - 200,000 USD
Bid:130,000USD
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Description

Ground Breaking: Works from the Collection of Joseph & Blanche Blank

ROMARE BEARDEN

1911 - 1988

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signed

paper collage and acrylic on board

30 by 40 in. 76.2 by 101.6 cm.

framed: 31¾ by 41¾ in. 80.6 by 106 cm.

Executed in 1968.

Condition Report

This work is in very good condition overall. Please email contemporarycuratedny@sothebys.com for a condition report prepared by Paper Conservation Studio, Inc. Framed under Plexiglas.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Provenance

Cordier & Ekstrom, Inc., New York

Private Collection (acquired from the above)

Sotheby's New York, 27 February 1981, Lot 81

Acquired from the above sale by the present owner

ROMARE BEARDEN | THE FORTUNE TELLER
Ground Breaking: Works from the Collection of Joseph & Blanche Blank
ROMARE BEARDEN | THE FORTUNE TELLER

2 October 2020 • New York